Beware: Don’t Look Down on the Little Ones

  (via) Recently two of my children confessed their sinfulness before the Lord, calling on His name, asking Him to save them. And He is faithful! My heart is so thrilled that they believe and love Jesus! We have been excited to disciple them further and are enjoying many conversations about their place in God’s…

Creating a Light, Loving, Cheerful Atmosphere at Home (even – especially! – when you’re STRESSED)

So, I don’t know if your family ever experiences this – but – sometimes our home is a little, eh, tense. Stress is a pretty weighty reality in most of our lives. If you know me or have read this blog very much you know that I am passionate about creating a vibrant, godly, loving home environment to…

Spiritual Disciplines for Young Families

Does your family have a time of devotions together? How do you “train your children up in the way they should go,” and teach them, as Deuteronomy 6 instructs? We’re not super pious. We’re not super spiritual. But we do want to love the Lord with all our heart, soul, strength and mind (and to…

Excerpts from my ‘Titus 2 mentors’ Part I: Jean Fleming, “A Mother’s Heart”

Today I’m sharing some excerpts from one of my favorite books on motherhood…(read more about my heart behind this here). A Mother’s Heart by Jean Fleming is “a look at values, vision and character for the Christian mother.” It is a really good foundational, framework-laying read on motherhood. The book is full of stories and…

Corrie ten Boom on Prayer

“What wings are to a bird, and sails to a ship, so is prayer to the soul.” “If you cannot find time to pray, ask for forgiveness. Ask to be cleansed of the sin of having no time to pray … It could be that Satan is pushing you into too much work so that…